About this book
This revised edition of Basics of PET Imaging presents an unparalleled text on the basics of PET imaging technology. Distinguished author, Dr. Gopal B. Saha, has updated his previous bestselling work with concise chapters on PET fundamentals, including:
- Basic physics
- Instrumentation and data acquisition
- Production of PET radionuclides
- Performance characteristics of PET scanners
- Regulatory and reimbursement issues
To maximize understanding, and to help technologists and residents prepare for board exams, chapters include pertinent basic science and equations along with sample problems and practice questions. The remarkable combination of Dr. Saha’s brevity and clarity of content once again makes this edition an ideal reference book for nuclear medicine professionals interested in the basics of PET imaging.